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Nationwide competition launched to find the future stars of UK engineering

A nationwide search has been launched to find the next generation of engineering stars in the UK. The ‘Future of Engineering’ competition aims to discover and promote the best of the UK’s up and coming leaders in engineering.

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the Taylor Centre

Taylor Centre opens to accelerate the innovations of tomorrow

The Royal Academy of Engineering is today opening the Taylor Centre, a new space that will underpin the growth of an increasingly vibrant and influential entrepreneurial community created by the Academy’s Enterprise Hub. It will help transform the UK’s best and brightest engineering technology entrepreneurs into the business leaders of tomorrow by providing a brand new place to network, work, and develop their skills.

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New automation technology takes stock in real-time

New system uses RFID and automation technology to immediately alert retailers if an item is in stock. Real-time stock information helps save time and increase sales. Data collected helps retailers shape stock decisions, store layout and shopping experience to increase sales in the future.

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Guests at the 2016 Launchpad awards

‘Musical Raspberry Pi’ inventor named UK’s most promising young tech entrepreneur

The 24-year-old inventor of a ‘Raspberry Pi for music’, which could empower children to create music without the complexity of traditional instruments, has been named as the UK’s most promising young technology entrepreneur by the Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Hub.

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MOM incubator packed up

Launchpad 2015 winner mOm raises investment to make infant incubator

mOm raises £630,000 to develop their lifesaving infant incubator and establish itself as a medical company of the future.

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RAEng 1851 Enterprise Fellowships uncover disruptive graduate innovations

The first RAEng 1851 Royal Commission Enterprise Fellowships have been awarded to four graduate entrepreneurs with disruptive early-stage engineering innovations tipped to shake up major industries around the world.

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Launchpad Competition for aspiring entrepreneurs is open

The Launchpad Competition helps to enable a budding engineering entrepreneur aged 16-25 to start a new business based on their engineering innovation and maximise the chances of its successful growth.

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Three cutting edge technology spinouts tipped for global success by the Royal Academy of Engineering

Wearable electrode, low-cost wind turbine and new method of kidney dialysis recognised by Royal Academy of Engineering’s ERA Foundation Entrepreneurs’ Award

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Top engineering innovations in energy and health make Africa Prize finals

Engineering innovations to manage heart disease, boost off-grid power, support parents and stop electricity theft have been selected as finalists in the prestigious Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation.

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